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Name: Caroline Akers

Burial Number: 0838

Gender: Female

Occupation:   Schoolmistress

Born: 00/8/1847

Died: 25/09/1916

Buried: 28/09/1916

Story

Caroline was born in Ware, the daughter of Arthur and Caroline. She was baptised at St Mary the Virgin, Ware on 1 Sep 1847. Her father, an ironmonger died towards the end of the year. Caroline’s mother moved to St Albans where she worked as a dressmaker. In 1858 she married again. Her new husband was George Marshall, an engineer.
Caroline trained as a teacher and moved to London. In 1876, she married William Iredale Akers at Holy Trinity, Newington on 23 Dec. The couple had no children. After living in Islington and Camberwell, the couple moved to Worthing in 1909, living at “Akerdene”, Belsize Road. William died in 1912.
Caroline died at “Caer Gwent” Nursing Home, Wykeham Road on 25 Sep 1916. Probate was granted on 13 Dec to Henry Herbert Akers and Arthur William Wells gentlemen.
Effects £3552 8s 10d (approx. £210K in 2020).

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 2 Plot: 20

Exact Location (what3words): shape.elder.agent

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

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Inscription:

In loving memory of William Iredale Akers who passed away August the 9th 1912 in the 61st year of his age "At rest" Also of Caroline Ann wife of the above who died 25th Sept 1916 aged 68

Further Information

Birth

Name: Caroline Ann Akers

Gender: Female

Born: 00/8/1847

Town: Ware

County: Hertfordshire

Country: England

Occupation:Schoolmistress

Marriage

Maiden Name:Wells

Marriage Date: 23/12/1876

Spouse First Name: William

Spouse Second Name: Iredale

Spouse Last Name: Akers

Town of Marriage: Newington

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 25/09/1916

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Caer Gwent

Address line 3: Wykeham Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3552 8 s 10 d

Value of effects in 2020: £210000.00

Census Information

1851

Fishpool Street, St Albans, Herts.

Caroline aged 26, widow, dressmaker. Caroline aged 3. Ann Cap aged 19, sister, dressmaker.

1861

1 Morgan’s Row, Mynyddyslwyn, Newport, Monmouthshire.

George Marshall aged 30, engineer. Caroline aged 35. Caroline aged 15, step daughter.

1871

90 St George’s Road, Southwark.

Caroline aged 23, school mistress. Lodging in house of Thomas Carrell, military cap maker.

1881

39 Balfour Road, Islington.

William aged 29, commercial traveller. Carrie aged 33. Arthur Wells aged 37, brother-in-law, accountant. Plus 1 servant.

1891

104 Wood Vale, Camberwell.

William aged 39, merchant’s clerk. Caroline aged 35. Plus 1 servant.

1901

16 Shadella Road, Camberwell.

William aged 49, colonial buying agent. Caroline aged 48. Plus 1 servant.

1911

Living at “Akerdene” Belsize Road, Worthing

Miscellaneous Information

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